Gosaikunda and Langtang Valley Trek-15 Days



Trip overview
Primary Activity: Heritage tour, Public bus drive to trek spot and walking in mountain village trail
Duration : 15 Days Trip Code : HNLGT015
Trip Grade : Moderate to Fairly Challenging Max-Altitude : 4380 m/14366 ft.
Meals : Full Board on Trek/ BB in City Accomodation : Hotel/ Mt. Lodge
Group Size : Min:2, Max: 10+ Transportation Public Bus/Private Vehicle
Trip Start : Kathmandu Trip End : Kathmandu
Route : Kathmandu-Syabru-Kyanjin-Gosaikunda-Laurebina-Dhunche
Departure Dates
Best Season : Spring(March/April/May/early June) and Autumn(September-October-November-early December)
Trip Notes / Guideline on Itinerary: Hiking Nepal is operating responsible trekking in Langtang region after earthquake and contributes 5% gross sales of its trekking business for reconstruction of Langtang. So, it will be an opportunity for all of you to join our Langtang trekking to be participated in our rebuild program.

Description


Gosaikunda and Langtang Valley Trek is the fusion of the isolated hamlet on the lap spectacular Langtang Range along with the high mountain lakes- Gosaikunda.

Langtang Valley and Gosaikunda trek is the closest trip on the Himalayan region from Kathmandu valley. A few hours’ drive from Kathmandu will takes you to the beautiful Langtang valley, where you will see the tranquil remote landscape, people following Himalayan Buddhism with living style and culture similar to Tibet. The area is naturally as well as culturally outstanding, though becomes one of the popular destination nearby Kathmandu. This trek will offer a varieties of Rhododendron, huge Bamboo forest, beautiful landscape, snowcapped mountains range and rich wild life including Red Pandas. 

Following local trail upstream Bhote Koshi River through the ethnic Tamang villages, lush green forest and the wide spread Langtang valley with a view of splendid mountains from all sides. Retrace the trail to the Shin Gompa to a high plateau at the sacred lake Gosaikunda. The trail even is in habitat by the shy Red Pandas. Watch the sunrise over a multitude of sparkly lakes of this holy site. The place Gosaikunda is believed to be created by Lord Shiva with his “Trishul”. Here you can see more than 108 small lakes including Bhairav Kunda and Saraswati Kunda as core.

In addition, if you have enough time and wish to enjoy natural beauties, enhance cultural experiences; you could also join us our Langtang Valley trek-12 Days or Tamang Heritage Trek-10 Days.

If you are not satisfied with this itinerary or if you want to customize this package in your timeline or budget, then you could contact us, or email to info@hikingnepal.com 

  • Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (Altitude: 1350 m/4428 ft. Meal: Dinner)
  • Day 02 Cultural tour of Kathmandu City UNESCO Heritage Sites (Altitude: 1350/4428 ft. Meal: Breakfast)
  • Day 03 Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (Altitude: 1420 m/4658 ft. Drive: 8/9 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 04 Trek Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (Altitude: 2340 m/7675 ft. Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 05 Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang village (Altitude: 3480 m/11415 ft. Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 06 Trek Langtang village to Kyanjing Gompa (Altitude: 3870 m/12697 ft. Trek: 3/4 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 07 Rest day at Kyanjin Gompa (Altitude: 3870m/12697 ft. Trek: 3/4 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 08 Trek Kyanjin Gumpa to Lama Hotel (Altitude: 2340 m/7675 ft. Trek: 6/7 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 09 Trek Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru Village (Altitude: 1900 m/6232 ft. Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 10 Trek Thulo Syabru to Shin Gompa (Altitude: 3330 m/10922 ft. Trek: 4/5 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 11 Trek Shin Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake (Altitude: 4380 m/14366 ft. Trek: 4/5 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 12 Trek Gosaikunda to Laurebina (Altitude: 3910 m/12903 ft. Trek: 4/5 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 13 Trek Laurebina to Dhunche (Altitude: 1650 m/5412 ft. Trek: 3/4 hrs. Meal: BLD)
  • Day 14 Drive back to Kathmandu. (Altitude: 1350 m/4428 ft. Meal: B/D)
  • Day 15 Departure from Kathmandu (Altitude: 1350 m/4428 ft. Meal: Breakfast)

Trip Photos and Videos


Day 01 Arrival in Kathmandu (Altitude: 1350 m/4428 ft. Meal: Dinner)

On your arrival in Kathmandu International Airport, one of our representative will pick up you and escort you to the hotel as well as help you to check-in at hotel. After your refreshment, you will be briefed about the next day trip. In the evening, we, the Hiking Nepal will offer you a welcome dinner introducing Nepalese cuisine and culture.


Day 02 Cultural tour of Kathmandu City UNESCO Heritage Sites (Altitude: 1350/4428 ft. Meal: Breakfast)

After your delightful breakfast, you will be introduced with guide and takes you to UNESCO Heritages sites of the valley where you will observe living heritage of Medieval Nepal - Witness the biggest Hindu temple of Nepal, Pashupatinath and capture the sacred moments of Hindu death ritual at Aryaghat in Pashupatinath. Stroll the lively streets of Kathmandu Old Market Asan to Kathmandu Durbar Square and visit the home of The Living Goddess Kumari, Nepalese style of Architecture as well as astonishing wooden carving. A short drive from Kathmandu Durbar Square will take you to a hill top stupa called as “Swyambhu” meaning “self -emerge” and belief that the hill emerged impulsively from the great lake that once covered Kathmandu valley. Also famous as a Monkey Temple.


Day 03 Drive Kathmandu to Syabrubesi (Altitude: 1420 m/4658 ft. Drive: 8/9 hrs. Meal: BLD)

After Breakfast, re-check your baggage and get ready for a long drive to Syabrubesi. Taking a turning to the northern highway to the Trishuli River valley, enjoy the picturesque landscape, mountain scenery and hamlets. Also, catch the magnificent view of Ganesh Himal, Mt. Manaslu and Mt. Kerung of Tibet as well. You will stop at Syabrubesi for your overnight stay at local lodge.


Day 04 Trek Syabrubesi to Lama Hotel (Altitude: 2340 m/7675 ft. Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD)

Begins trek from Syabrubesi with gently walk for a while, then ascend the trail through terraced field and the forest of oaks, maple, alder and bamboo. On your way, you might see some yellow-throated martin, wild boar, Himalayan black bear and red panda as well as varieties of Birds. Crossing some streams and a bridge, you will walk along the small Tea-shops. Then, ascending steeply along the trail, cross a steel suspension bridge and walk along the Langtang River, you will pass through the Bamboo forest that takes you to the Lama Hotel where you will spend your overnight.


Day 05 Trek Lama Hotel to Langtang village (Altitude: 3480 m/11415 ft. Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD)

Today, you will walk on an ascending trail that get slightly steeper as you hike up and the trail continues along the dense forest. Cross a log bridge and further climbing steeply up, you will reach at Ghoratabela. Here, you can see several lodges, and a national park check post. Further the trails leads you to the wide valley, even see water driven mills, a yak pastures as well as the prayer wheels, mani walls that represent the Himalayan culture. Passing a stream, you will reach at a beautiful Langtang Village settled by the Tamang and Sherpas. Spend overnight at local lodge.


Day 06 Trek Langtang village to Kyanjing Gompa (Altitude: 3870 m/12697 ft. Trek: 3/4 hrs. Meal: BLD)

Today, you will have a gentle walk towards Kyanjing Gompa. You will walk through the rich yak pastures and interesting traditional villages of Mumdu to Singdun. Passing stone mani wall and a wooden cantilever bridge, you will reach at last village of Langtang- the Kyanjing Gompa. Here, you can explore the monastery, Yak cheese factory and beautiful locals. The village is even more beautified with a background view of Mt. Langtang Lirung and Mt. Ganchempo. Spend overnight at local lodge.


Day 07 Rest day at Kyanjin Gompa (Altitude: 3870m/12697 ft. Trek: 3/4 hrs. Meal: BLD)

You have a free time to take proper rest and for self-exploration around Langtang. It is a time for better and closer view Mt. Lirung.  You have an option either to climb Tsergo Ri (4984 m) or Kyanjing-Ri (4700 m); even go for glacier walk or Langshisa Kharka depending on your fitness and interest. The amazing view of snowcapped mountains spreading right next to you and walking up the moraine viewing spectacular mountain ridges and undulating glaciers will be overwhelming.


Day 08 Trek Kyanjin Gumpa to Lama Hotel (Altitude: 2340 m/7675 ft. Trek: 6/7 hrs. Meal: BLD)

Today, you will retrace your journey back to Lama Hotel following the Langtang Khola on a downhill trail. You will have a pleasant walk along the rhododendron forest to Lama Hotel where you will spend your overnight at local lodge.


Day 09 Trek Lama Hotel to Thulo Syabru Village (Altitude: 1900 m/6232 ft. Trek: 5/6 hrs. Meal: BLD)

After breakfast, take downhill route to the Thulo Syabru. With an easy walk through green forest of Bamboo and Rhododendron, you can see local wild boar, other animals and pleasing birds; passes streams and very few tea shops. En-route, you can have marvelous and close-up view of Ganesh Himal. A steep uphill walk at the end will takes you to Thulo Syabru. Here, you will be accommodated in a local lodge for overnight stay.


Day 10 Trek Thulo Syabru to Shin Gompa (Altitude: 3330 m/10922 ft. Trek: 4/5 hrs. Meal: BLD)

Starts walking on a broad trail with climbing up to Dimsa village and continues to walk in a slightly steep trail passing Rhododendron and Oak forest towards Shin Gompa. The trail fascinates the magnificent views of Langtang Himal and beautiful valley. Once you reach at Shin Gompa, you can visit one of the popular Cheese Factory. Spend overnight at local lodge.


Day 11 Trek Shin Gompa to Gosainkunda Lake (Altitude: 4380 m/14366 ft. Trek: 4/5 hrs. Meal: BLD)

Today, you will smoothly walk on ascending trail through a point passing forested area to Laurebina. The trail in-between is the sanctuary of the Red Panda-the endogenous species. Continuing walking up to the ridge, you will climb a wider route through alpine country taking you to the sacred land-the Gosai Kinda. Explore and enjoy the beautiful lakes including Bhairab Kunda and Saraswati Kunda. Spend overnight at Gosaikunda.


Day 12 Trek Gosaikunda to Laurebina (Altitude: 3910 m/12903 ft. Trek: 4/5 hrs. Meal: BLD)

After viewing the sunrise over the sparkling lakes, retrace your journey back to Laurebina. You will walk downhill and stay overnight at local lodge.


Day 13 Trek Laurebina to Dhunche (Altitude: 1650 m/5412 ft. Trek: 3/4 hrs. Meal: BLD)

Starts to trek in an ascending trail that takes you to Chandanbari. You can explore a Cheese factory and rest for a while. Now onwards, the trail would be steeply downhill to Deurali through the forested path will brings an easy trail towards Dhunche. Spend overnight at local lodge.


Day 14 Drive back to Kathmandu. (Altitude: 1350 m/4428 ft. Meal: B/D)

After breakfast, catch a bus to drive back to Kathmandu. On your arrival in Kathmandu, you will be escorted to the Hotel. Take your time to refresh yourself with hot shower and rest. In the evening, we, Hiking Nepal, will offer you a farewell dinner at authentic restaurant. You can share your experience, feedback us and give us a chance to make your evening a wonderful time. Overnight at Hotel.


Day 15 Departure from Kathmandu (Altitude: 1350 m/4428 ft. Meal: Breakfast)

It is a last day with us. Our supporting team will takes you to airport for your final departure. We hope to see you again. Additionally, if you have plan of any adjoining trip, you can let us to organize.

Price Based on Twin/Double Sharing Basis
1 Traveler 2 - 3 Travelers 4 - 6 Travelers 7 - 9 Travelers
$ 1030.00 Per Person $ 890.00 Per Person $ 820.00 Per Person $ 780.00 Per Person
What is included
  • Airport transfer by Hiking Nepal office representative in a private vehicle
  • Welcome Dinner at Typical Nepalese Restaurant with cultural dance show
  • Farewell Dinner at finest restaurant in Thamel Kathmandu
  • 3 nights’ accommodation at Hotel Blue Horizon in Kathmandu with breakfast on twin sharing basis
  • 11 nights’ accommodation  at well and comfortable Mountain Lodge available en-route during trek (Few nights’ at during trek with attached bathroom/toilets)
  • Full board meal during trek (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, tea & coffee, seasonal fruits, chocolate/s & biscuits)
  • English speaking, First Aid and Eco-trained local trekking guide, Assistance guide as per the group size, porters (2:1)
  • All the expenses for guide and porters along with Insurance
  • Kathmandu/Syabrubesi drive in a public vehicle
  • Dhunche/ Kathmandu transfer in a public vehicle
  • Langtang National Park fees
  • Trekkers’ Information Management System (TIMS) Card fee
  • Exclusive medical kit bag, Duffle Bag, Trekking T-shirt, Trekking Maps, Adventure Certificate
  • Sleeping Bag and Down Jacket during Trek
  • All government and local taxes as applicable
What is not included
    • Nepal Visa - (Cost- US$- 25 for 15 days & $- 40 for 30 days)
    • Lunch & evening meals while in Kathmandu (Except welcome/farewell dinner)
    • Travel insurance
    • Cost of personal nature expenses, Beverages (Mineral water or coca cola), cost of extra meals, snacks, phones bills, Internet, WiFi, laundry etc.
    • Cost incurred during emergency, evacuations
    • Tips for Guide and porters
    • Any expenses not included in “Service Includes”

We have prepared the trip departure dates in small groups departure for group fun and enjoyment trekking. Our group size start from 2 peoples (Even for solo travelers, we organize single trip on supplement cost of US$- 200 additional) and maximum group size will be 8-10 travelers. But in general, our every date will have small groups of 4- 6 peoples, which is good group size for safe and flexible & comfortable trekking. We have listed our group departure dates based on every season as below.

2017
Start Date End Date Availability Trip Cost Booking
02 Sep 2017 17 Sep 2017

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05 Sep 2017 20 Sep 2017

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09 Sep 2017 24 Sep 2017

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12 Sep 2017 27 Sep 2017

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17 Sep 2017 02 Oct 2017

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21 Sep 2017 06 Oct 2017

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26 Sep 2017 11 Oct 2017

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29 Sep 2017 14 Oct 2017

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02 Oct 2017 17 Oct 2017

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07 Oct 2017 22 Oct 2017

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11 Oct 2017 26 Oct 2017

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15 Oct 2017 30 Oct 2017

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21 Oct 2017 05 Nov 2017

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25 Oct 2017 09 Nov 2017

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30 Oct 2017 14 Nov 2017

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04 Nov 2017 19 Nov 2017

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08 Nov 2017 23 Nov 2017

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12 Nov 2017 27 Nov 2017

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18 Nov 2017 03 Dec 2017

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24 Nov 2017 09 Dec 2017

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